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Apple Pro Training Series Compressor Quick-Reference Guide by Brian Gary

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11. Filters, Geometry, and Actions Panes

The Encoder pane of the Inspector window is where all the heavy lifting and major preset adjustments are performed in Compressor. By using the other panes of the Inspector window you can also fine-tune and finesse encoding by adding filters, changing the output frame size, adjusting the aspect ratio of the output movie, and lastly assigning actions to jobs in the Batch table that will either run an AppleScript or send an email when encoding completes.

The Filters Pane

Compressor includes a series of filters that you can combine with Apple and custom presets to modify the look of encoded media further. Compressor applies all filters before compressing the source media, so you can preview their results in ...

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